misfire


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misfire

[′mis‚fīr]
(chemistry)
Failure of fuel or an explosive charge to ignite properly.
(electronics)
Failure to establish an arc between the main anode and the cathode of an ignitron or other mercury-arc rectifier during a scheduled conducting period.
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The post processing approaches refer to the methods that rely on the data collection on development vehicles to calibrate and preset misfire thresholds for prescribed engine operating speed-load zones [7, 14, 15].
4 Misfire fault diagnosis method of gasoline engines using the cosine similarity measure
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Shelling exercises will be halted until the cause of the misfire is established, the GSDF earlier said.
If your engine misfires or starts hard even with new plugs, you may have "reversed polarity," meaning that the primary leads to your coil are switched and the current is flowing in the wrong direction for the best spark.
It is pretty clear to us that Honda knew that they were turning off the misfire detection system.
The instances of misfire can be all but eliminated if well-trained, careful blasting crews are employed.
By altering engine controls such as spark advance and fuel delivery to reduce that roughness, the research team came across misfire detection.
One year at the Indiana State IDPA championships, I experienced two misfires with factory ammo in a S&W tuned by another famous custom house.
Three trips to the dealer later and the misfire is still there.
Researchers collecting data about sudden heart stoppages among otherwise healthy people have made a disturbing observation: Light blows to the chest that hit the heart directly can cause it to misfire and stop in rare cases.
There's a lot of room for a piece like that to misfire, even though it makes a great amount of sense--common and fund-raising sense--to highlight an issue that has galvanized a nation.